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   Bunyan, Hill, Brant. New. (CC)  

    September 13, 2010
    11:00 - 11:35pm EDT  

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>> >> five big stories, beginning
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with a metros care. new delavan, the danger that could be the new outrage. murder mystery, how a local man ended up dead hundreds of miles away. a new cell phones family plan. and oprah's farewell premier. q. what happens inside the studio as it was happening. -- hear what happened inside the studio as it was happening >> frustration, anger, and potentially life-threatening sequence of events from metro 29. >> and once again, red line is under the microscope. this time it was a wheaton metro stop and it was a problem with the elevators and escalators. not everyone got the message and
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that led to a potentially dangerous situation. nvñ one passenger, it was the train operator who did not get the message. >> they all start getting on the escalator and then they start shouting at them telling them to get back on the train. >> they were told to get back on the train because they're on an escalator that had power running through it. >> that is what happens on the metro. the cracks but writers are getting fed up. -- >> but metro riders are getting fed up. tonight, the escalator's broke, too, shutting down the entire station just in time for the evening rush hour. there were a lot of unanswered
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questions. >> no one ever told me why we had to shuttlecock. >> or why we can was closed either. -- or why wheaton was closed either. >> a metra spokesman said she did not know how people ended up on an electrified escalator. there will be an update tomorrow. metra says it is in the process of replacing the problematic escalators. >> new at 11:00, both of the candidates for d.c. mayor have been embroiled in scandal. horace is live outside the wilson building. >> weñsryr have a message from h candidates to their supporters, if you support me, come on out
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and vote tomorrow. do not stay at home. >> the clock ticking down to the election was deafening for the top two candidates for mayor tonight. >> the most important decision to be made is, who is the best person to lead this city in the midst of the challenges that we face with education and jobs and housing? i think i'm the best person to do that. >> he is more of a people person. he has a genuine love for the city. >> all i want is for the city to be the best city in the world. >> in the southeastern act, to the beat of a go-go band, a large crowd in a church parking lot. >> [unintelligible] he most certainly will win. the we want him to win.
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>> the mayor is banking on a big turnout to finish what would be a come-from-behind victory. ólrl>> it has been a long campan and is about endurance and leaning on the faith. >> the polls open tomorrow morning at 7:00 a.m. they close at 8:00 p.m. >> it is not just about the district tomorrow. there is also a pretty big race -- a lot of races within maryland. >> there will be many with local and statewide impact in maryland. former state delegate baker and the same procedure porches county sheriff are vying for the same position. >> and gov. martin o'malley is
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expected to get his party's nomination. he will more likely -- more than likely face a republican candidate bob ehrlich. but bob ehrlich's challenger has the support of sarah palin. >> maryland state elections administrator says she expects about 32% of registered voters to turn out tomorrow. nice weather and extra interest will combine to spur voter interest in the polls. >> what can we expect overnight? >> it has been a delightful weekend. a beautiful, beautiful moon out there in the western sky. it is going to continue to be a clear night. in gaithersburg now, 61 degrees.
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it has been very dry. through the next couple of days it will becúmcakx)c more of the. a few more clouds coming our way. i will tell you the latest and show you some dramatic pictures of igor. >> tonight, a big u.s. retailer is targeting cellphone and your family. >> we have their new plan. >> also, oprah's season opener. we will hear from a woman in the audience. >> and a man from alexandria is murdered in south florida. i will tell you the
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>> businessman samuel del braco
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was found dead in florida last night. >> it was determined that he was killed by the corner, but how and why is still under investigation. >> his alexandria neighbors are devastated tonight they describe him as a friendly man who would bring cookies at christmas and always had a kind word. >> he would always ask how you were doing and that type of thing. >> certainly, he did not come across as the type of personality that anyone would have an antagonistic relationship with. >> which makes his murder such a mystery. the florida sheriff's said they found him inside his vacation home already dead. they went to do a welfare check after an out-of-town woman called saying she had not heard from him. he was always so social.
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the 60-year-old businessman was the ceo of a communications and e íhk >> he's got pictures of him and bonnell. bob dylan was on his wall. >> despite his high-profile friends, he was down to earth, áveñ his friend and his alexandria community. >> he was a successful businessman and gave back to the community. >> he was vibrant and lot -- and full of life. he had just recently lost close to 100 pounds and was looking forward to renovating his mount vernon home. >> coming up, but prep's big
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torivio on her season premiere. we will hear from a studio audience member. but first, an imam talks about
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and bring our city together. vince gray. his economic development plan will help expand small businesses and create jobs. his record of reform and accomplishments earned him the praise of newspapers across the city, citing gray's leadership and efforts to pass education reform and expand early childhood education. vince gray -- he cares. he listens. he'll be a leader we can trust and the mayor we need for one city.
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at 11:00 p.m. with leon harris, caroline lyders, meteorologist bobd]ii49 ryanri6-ós and timh sports. and electric isoas5ty) setting a $100 million recovery fund for óg in explosion in san francisco. residents could get up to $50,000 per household to get back on their first peek. w county police are asking for your help signing it would be --
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finding a would be atm thief. he used a crowbar to pry open an atm machine. if you have information, police want to hear from you. manhattan, saying it is not hallowed ground. >> to claim that it is hallowed ground, it is h+upuowed ground n one sense, but it does not bad. >> the imam says he is exploring all of his options when it comes to the islamic center. he wanted to be a place for all faiths to come together, he says. >> a bargain retail giant will unveil its own cellphone october
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20. customers will be charged $45 per month for unlimited calling and texting. and a year-long celebration that you will certainly hear lots about got underway today. >> this is oprah's 25th anniversary and also her final season. she certainly kicked things off with a bang this year with one of her trademarks, a boom gift give away. >> it was the beginning of the and, on the premiere episode of her final season, oprah gave each one of her 300 audience members and over the top trip, down under. one d.c. resident, tiffany, was in the audience. >> they put a box of tissues under your chair. thank you, jesus, because i went through half a box.
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>> and john travolta was the guest on the show. and there was plenty of tribute to the queen of daytime talk. today's show also paid homage to the very first broadcast 25 years ago. actor don johnson turned down the opportunity to be on the very first oprah winfrey show. but today, he said yes. and it is a sentiment felt by her fans across the nation. >> what an inspiration she has been for me. watching her show has empowered me to be a better woman. >> enjoy your trip, tiffany. do not miss out oprah's final season. and who knew? john travolta is the pilich --
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is the pilot. >> he flies, too. >> and it is all business class. >> drink a glass of wine, right? >> we have that beautiful, beautiful evening again. nice outside with some humidity after some rain that did carry into sunday. over half an inch in a lot of spots. 73 degrees is the average high. 83 degrees in two days. as we head into thursday, 79 degrees. 73 in washington, pa. in the 50's right now. --7 g-k#wennsylvania is in the's right now. out in west virginia, talk about some nasty weather. -- a,x-qsout in the atlantic cot
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talk about some nasty weather. this is some of the late evening pictures from the nasa satellite. and this is from the other satellite. this is the eye. it is 25 miles across. with these super hurricanes you can almost see some swirls inside that are almost like many tornadoes. -- mini tornadoes. some of those winds could be up to 200 miles per hour. the good news is, no threat whatsoever to the eastern united states. an increasing threat to spot in the bermuda area. we will keep a careful eye on that. in the meantime, with high pressure in on us, it will be a delightful, clear night.
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a delightful day again tomorrow. a lot of sunshine and on the breezy side with northwesterly winds bringing it dreier, cooler air. and a light front may bring has a few light showers, but still on a dry pattern for us. that half inch of rain that we had saturday in 2008 was really needed. -- into sunday was what we really needed. >> coming up, honors for student-athletes that you do not normally get to see. >> and the president was part of it.
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>> tonight on nightline, some
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humble words for america's first living recipient of the honor since the vietnam war. it is a compelling interview you do not want to miss, coming up in just a few minutes. >> the president welcomed college athletes ranging from across to gymnastics to bowling at the south lawn of the white house. they were honored for focusing on their studies as well as their performance in the sport. congratulations, one and all. >> and he knows something about bowling, doesn't he? >> [laughter] did you say bowling? >> i will take a spare and say, did you hear what's mike shanahan said
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>> let's start with monday night football. baltimore and newark, hard knocks, you bet, mostly for the jets. reagan's first play and i just watched joe flacco get a sandwich. that will losing your phillies and roll your eyeballs into your head.
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willis maguey he, he brings it in right here. then it was 10-9 raven's with time running out in the fourth. ray lewis, a slobber knocker. if folks, that is an illegal hit right there. folks are still fired up around here over last night's win over the cowboys. the one guy the announcer seemed to focus on all night, albert haynesworth, today, mike shanahan was complimentary about the big fellow. >> albert played hard and he's getting more comfortable with the 3-4 game. he will hopefully keep getting better and he did play extremely hard. >> the u.s. open championship was played tonight and raphael
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mandell got his ninth -- ralpheal nidal got his ninth grand slam title. the conclusion was overwhelming for one of the greatest tennis players of all time, ralpheal nidal. billy wagner went sixth to hit the man's tonight. the second inning was a nightmare for the nationals. this was it. hits it right field into the corner. that is trouble. walks home from third. the evander braves beat the nationals four-zero, all four runs -- the atlanta braves beat the nationals 4-0, all four runs coming in that second inning. market is in this one will come around and try to store -- marketa iakis will come around s
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one to try to score and he does. dan foust call me tonight. he is announcing a game at fedex field on sunday. before 3:00 p.m. sunday. -- for 3:00 p.m. sunday. -- think about the internet.
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